ARLINGTON, Va., February 28, 2020-- DeepSig, a company developing AI to transform wireless for 5G, IoT, and security, raised $5M in its Series A Financing, adding to the $3.5M previously raised. Leawood Venture Capital led the Series A round with participation by Scout Ventures, Blu Venture Investors, and Lockheed Martin Ventures. The additional funding will accelerate DeepSig's AI and machine learning (ML) software development and deployment to improve performance and security while reducing power consumption and cost in 5G and other wireless systems. "We are excited to include DeepSig as a portfolio company in our Fund.
Accolade, the Seattle-based health benefits platform led by former Concur president Raj Singh, filed Friday to raise as much as $100 million in an initial public offering. Here are some of the highlights from its S-1 registration statement, revealing many of its key business details for the first time publicly. Accolade disclosed revenue of $94.8 million for its most recent fiscal year, ending in February 2019, an increase of 23 percent over the prior year, with a net loss of $56.5 million.
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